Caron Chan

April 6th, 2022 by AUSTA Conference

Caron Chan

AMEB Session Two: Developing Artistry in the Level 2 Repertoire

This session is sponsored by AMEB

In this masterclass Caron Chan, Level 2 syllabus consultant for AMEB’s new Violin syllabus, Chief Strings Examiner for AMEB (NSW), and violinist for Opera Australia, will lead students through repertoire from Grade 5 – 7 publications. This is a fabulous opportunity to learn from a teacher at the forefront of training Australia’s next generation of violinists. Be ready for a music-filled hour!

Caron Chan is the Chief Strings Examiner for the Australian Music Examinations Board (NSW) and has taught in tertiary and pre-tertiary programs at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. She gives masterclasses throughout Australasia and is in demand as an adjudicator and presenter. Caron has co-convened the Australian Violin Pedagogy Conference numerous times and regularly presents professional development seminars for AUSTA and the Victorian Music Teachers’ Association. Caron was the Syllabus Consultant for Level 2 of the new AMEB Series 10 Violin syllabus.

As a player, Caron performs with the Opera Australia Orchestra and has been a guest musician with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra and Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

Caron has participated in the Starling DeLay Symposium on Violin Studies at the Julliard School, New York and attended Mimi Zweig’s seminars for Violin and Viola teachers at Indiana University Bloomington.